Kali Puja In Odisha’s Cuttack City To Be Held Under COVID-19 Guidelines: DCP

Cuttack: Kali Puja in Cuttack city will be held in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines.

Cuttack DCP Prateek Singh told mediapersons on Monday that Kali Puja will be held on November 14 in the manner in which Durga Puja was recently conducted.

He said that as per the High Court’s directive, maximum height of the idol of Goddess Kali will be four feet.

To maintain law and order during Kali Puja, 15 platoons of force and 50 senior police officers will be mobilized in the city, he added.

The DCP further informed that like the previous year, permission will be given to open cracker shops in the city for which the Commissionerate Police will identify the location. He, however, said that the cracker shop owners will have to strictly adhere to social-distancing guidelines and mandatory use of masks.

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